Tag Archives: City-tour

THE MYSTERY OF WAR BUNKER DISCOVERED IN THE FIRST 5-STAR HOTEL IN HANOI

?The shelter was figured out under Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel in 2011, by a group of workers were renovating the bar. Until May 21th, 2012, this bunker was officially opened only for guests staying in the hotel to visit. Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel was also placed were two leaders of the US and North Korea […]

“Roman Amphitheatre” in the middle of Hanoi capital

? In Hang Dau street, one of the most impressive places is an ancient water tower in the middle of the roundabout, with the history more than a hundred years. That looks like “ Roman Amphitheatre ” in Italy. ?This water tower was constructed in 1894, before the Long Bien Bridge and located in the roundabout, […]

Hell Market

?On 19th December, 1946 Ho Chi Minh called for national resistance. And thousands of bravery soldiers and Hanoian sacrificed for peace were brought and buried in the common grave here. After 1954, this area was renamed as “Grave of Martyr and People died in National Resistance Day”. In 1981, the city officials excavated and transferred […]

WEST LAKE ONCE USED TO BE A GRAVEYARD?

Previously, West Lake was a truncated branch of Red river with the width is less than 560 hectares and it can contain up to 8 million cubic meters of water. Around West Lake are dozens of ancient villages, fields, gardens on the edge of the lake and also dozens of graveyards, to bury the people […]